Dixon wins the Indy 500

Dixon wins the Indy 500

Apparently the Indy 500 is the biggest race in the world, but from the footage it seems that it’s the race with the biggest spectators in the world. Congratulations to Scott Dixon, though, who thoroughly deserves the win. I never raced against him in New Zealand (he was a league or two ahead of me). It’s comforting that a country of so many people and so few decent racetracks (compared to the UK and USA) can turn out so many top-flight race drivers. McLaren, Hulme, Dixon, Cunningham, Hartley, etc – when all you’ve got is Taupo, Pukekohe and Manfeild in the North Island, how can you prepare for something like Laguna Seca, Indianapolis and the other iconic tracks of the world?

Roll on Hampton Downs. Perhaps it will see a new breed of race driver who is even more versatile. Look out world

Apparently the Indy 500 is the biggest race in the world, but from the footage it seems that it’s the race with the biggest spectators in the world. Congratulations to Scott Dixon, though, who thoroughly deserves the win. I never raced against him in New Zealand (he was a league or two ahead of me). It’s comforting that a country of so many people and so few decent racetracks (compared to the UK and USA) can turn out so many top-flight race drivers. McLaren, Hulme, Dixon, Cunningham, Hartley, etc – when all you’ve got is Taupo, Pukekohe and Manfeild in the North Island, how can you prepare for something like Laguna Seca, Indianapolis and the other iconic tracks of the world?

Roll on Hampton Downs. Perhaps it will see a new breed of race driver who is even more versatile. Look out world

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